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Event:
Latin Express
Start:
Sunday, May 9 @ 8:00 pm
Category:
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Organizer:
Updated:
Friday, April 9, 2021
Venue:
Levitt Pavilion – Arlington, TX
Phone:
817-543-4308
Address:
100 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76010 United States

Hot Latin rhythms with a dose of jazz

Latin Express got its start in Fort Worth when Carlos Saenz and the members of the North Side High School Spanish Club needed money to take a group trip to Six Flags. They had a concert at school, charged 50 cents a person (this was 1974) and earned enough money to go to Six Flags, buy everyone a T-shirt and food, and still had money left to leave to the next year’s Spanish Club. From that humble beginning, Latin Express was gone on to record three CDs, play at the 2001 Presidential Inaugural ball in Washington, DC; earn an array of music awards, including the Little Joe y La Familia Lifetime Achievement Award; and be inducted into the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame.

Latin Express’ website

Latin Express’ music

Join us on the lawn!
This concert is free! Open seating is available on the lawn. Please bring blankets and lawn chairs. You also can bring your own food and coolers with beverages, including alcohol, but no glass containers, please. Parking is free. For directions to the Levitt, please see Directions & Parking.

For your health and safety
The Levitt staff, crew and volunteers will be wearing masks. For your health and the health of others, we encourage you to be considerate and wear a mask on the Levitt lawn. The Levitt has taken health and safety precautions to help make your visit to the lawn as safe as possible. Antibacterial stations are located by the restrooms and throughout the concert area. A cleaning crew will sanitize the bathrooms before, during and after concerts. Please do not attend concerts if you are not feeling well, have a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, or have been exposed to COVID-19.

 

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